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We had a nice talk yesterday.
He visited Egypt in March for talks with the president.
the outcome of talks between the government and the rebels
preliminary talks on the future of the steel industry
The management will be holding informal talks with union officials.
the need for a fresh round of peace talks
Talks broke down last week over the issue of overtime pay.
The trade talks will resume next month.
I sat there listening to the sailors' talk.
Talk of housework bored her.
Then the talk turned to the upcoming exam.
Most radio stations need less talk and more music.
She appears to be an expert on men, but it's all talk!
For all the government's talk, it does nothing to improve housing conditions.
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